Melati Suryodarmo: Body as Container
15 Oct 2019
6:30PM - 8:30PM
|Where||Asia Society New York
725 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021
Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 6:30-8:30pm
One of Asia’s most important performance artists, Melati Suryodarmo, has been creating powerful, immersive performance work for nearly 25 years. In this talk, she discusses her creative journey, philosophy, and artistic practice, shaped by multiple influences from traditional Javanese meditation to Japanese butoh to her study of performance art with Marina Abramović. She will be in conversation with Asia Society’s Vice President of Global Arts & Cultural Programs and Museum Director Boon Hui Tan.
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Image: Melati Suryodarmo. Exergie: butter dance. Photograph courtesy of the artist.